Panels 2022

March 4, 2022

A New Market for College Athletes to Explore: NILs

This Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL) panel covers one of the most significant changes seen in college sports. Because of a mix of state laws and NCAA rule changes, college athletes have the opportunity of selling their NIL. Collegiate athletic directors from University of Miami will provide the audience insight into the process and opportunities.
March 4, 2022

Activism and Sustainability in Sports

This session provides an overview of sustainability efforts happening at the collegiate level highlighting University of Miami and University of Virginia. The panel will also encourage activism from panel attendees.
March 4, 2022

Adaptation of Events Through a Pandemic

This session explores the unique challenges and opportunities provided when running a facility during a challenging time.
March 4, 2022

Assessing Risks in Sports

The panel allows the session attendees to hear from industry professionals on how to mitigate the myriad of risks impacting sport organizations such as Covid-19, risks and opportunities cryptocurrencies and metaverses present for sports organizations.
March 4, 2022

Esports 2022: Explosive Growth

The panel is focused on providing an overview of the industry, but the focus is on career paths and opportunities for students.
March 4, 2022

Evolution of Sport Betting

The overturning of the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act of 1992 opened a Pandora’s Box with sports betting. The decision will have implications that will impact everyone involved, from the organization to the fan. In this panel, sports gaming experts will discuss the implications of the decision and the continued evolution of sports gaming with a focus on sports betting.
March 4, 2022

The Role of NFTs in the Sports Industry

Non-fungible tokens (NFT's) have exploded in sports and the Esports industry. Learn how NFTs have become an integral part in collegiate athletics and in the Esports gaming community.
March 29, 2022

UM Student-Athletes in the Industry

Former UM Student-Athletes will discuss their athletic and academic experiences while at UM and their transitions to professional roles in athletics, business, and real estate.